(VIANEWS) – Sanderson Farms (SAFM), Caterpillar (CAT), Hub Group (HUBG) are the highest sales growth and return on equity stocks on this list.

Here is a list of stocks with an above 5% expected next quarter sales growth, and a 3% or higher return on equity. May these stocks be a good medium-term investment option?

1. Sanderson Farms (SAFM)

21.7% sales growth and 11.6% return on equity

Sanderson Farms, Inc., an integrated poultry processing company, produces, processes, markets, and distributes fresh, frozen, and prepared chicken products in the United States.

Sanderson Farms’s sales growth this year is anticipated to be 25% and 1% for next year.

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 34.2%, now sitting on 3.94B for the twelve trailing months.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Sanderson Farms is 86516 which is 60.72% below its average volume of 220247.

Sanderson Farms’s sales growth is a negative 0% for the current quarter and 21.7% for the next. The company’s growth estimates for the ongoing quarter and the next is 306.8% and 178.4%. The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 11.6%.

Volatility

Sanderson Farms’s last day, last week, and last month’s current volatility was 0.94%, 1.10%, and 0.76%, respectively.

Sanderson Farms’s current volatility rank, which measures how volatile a financial asset is (variation between the lowest and highest value in a period), was 2.22% (day), 2.12% (last week), and 1.89% (last month), respectively.

Sanderson Farms’s Stock Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Sanderson Farms’s stock is valued at $183.10 at 01:22 EST, under its 52-week high of $195.25 and way above its 52-week low of $108.57.

Sanderson Farms’s Moving Average

Sanderson Farms’s value is above its 50-day moving average of $178.14 and way above its 200-day moving average of $161.82.

2. Caterpillar (CAT)

21.4% sales growth and 22.3% return on equity

Caterpillar Inc. manufactures and sells construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, and industrial gas turbines.

Caterpillar’s sales growth this year is expected to be 18.1% and 11.4% for next year.

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 11.8%, now sitting on 43B for the twelve trailing months.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Caterpillar is 5733550 which is 57.52% above its average volume of 3639950.

Caterpillar’s sales growth for the next quarter is 21.4%. The company’s growth estimates for the present quarter and the next is 131.1% and 66.4%. The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 22.3%.

Volatility

Caterpillar’s last day, last week, and last month’s current volatility was 0.53%, 0.54%, and 1.12%, respectively.

Caterpillar’s current volatility rank, which measures how volatile a financial asset is (variation between the lowest and highest value in a period), was 2.30% (day), 1.78% (last week), and 1.95% (last month), respectively.

Caterpillar’s Stock Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Caterpillar’s stock is valued at $206.75 at 01:22 EST, way below its 52-week high of $246.69 and way above its 52-week low of $130.21.

Caterpillar’s Moving Average

Caterpillar’s value is under its 50-day moving average of $216.23 and below its 200-day moving average of $219.22.

Previous days news about Caterpillar(CAT)

According to Schaeffers Research on Monday, 26 July, "Several big names will headline the busy earnings week, including3M(MMM),Alphabet(GOOGL),Amazon.com(AMZN),Apple(AAPL), AstraZenica (AZN), Boeing (BA), Caterpillar (CAT),Exxon Mobil(XOM),Facebook(FB), Ford Motor (F), General Electric (GE),McDonald’s(MCD),Pfizer(PFE), Spotify (SPOT), Starbucks (SBUX), Tesla (TSLA), United Postal Service (UPS), and Visa (V)."

Caterpillar stock to trade lower post Q2?. According to Forbes on Thursday, 29 July, "Going by our Caterpillar Valuation, with an EPS estimate of around $9.72 and a P/E multiple of around 22x in 2021, this translates into a price of $219, which is just 4% above the current market price of around $210. ", "We expect Caterpillar to likely post revenue and earnings below the consensus estimates. "

Caterpillar net profit triples, revenue rises above forecasts even as construction industries came up shy. According to MarketWatch on Friday, 30 July, "Shares of Caterpillar Inc. edged up 0.2% in premarket trading, as the construction and mining equipment company reported a second-quarter net profit that tripled and revenue that topped forecasts, even as the largest construction business came up short. "

Caterpillar says margins to shrink as incentive costs rise. According to Bloomberg Quint on Friday, 30 July, "Shares of Caterpillar fell 2.4% by 7:46 a.m. during pre-market trading in New York."

3. Hub Group (HUBG)

16.5% sales growth and 6.85% return on equity

Hub Group, Inc., an asset-light freight transportation management company, provides intermodal, trucking, truck brokerage, and other logistics services in North America.

Hub Group’s sales growth this year is expected to be 16.8% and 6.4% for next year.

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 9.6%, now sitting on 3.58B for the twelve trailing months.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Hub Group is 132798 which is 38.28% below its average volume of 215158.

Hub Group’s sales growth for the next quarter is 16.5%. The company’s growth estimates for the ongoing quarter and the next is 79.5% and 36.5%. The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 6.85%.

Volatility

Hub Group’s last day, last week, and last month’s current volatility was 1.97%, 1.24%, and 1.23%, respectively.

Hub Group’s current volatility rank, which measures how volatile a financial asset is (variation between the lowest and highest value in a period), was 2.80% (day), 2.59% (last week), and 2.42% (last month), respectively.

Hub Group’s Stock Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Hub Group’s stock is valued at $65.20 at 01:22 EST, way below its 52-week high of $74.95 and way above its 52-week low of $47.18.

Hub Group’s Moving Average

Hub Group’s worth is under its 50-day moving average of $66.26 and above its 200-day moving average of $64.51.

4. Vipshop Holdings Limited (VIPS)

16.4% sales growth and 24.77% return on equity

Vipshop Holdings Limited operates as an online discount retailer for various brands in the People's Republic of China.

Vipshop Holdings Limited’s sales growth this year is expected to be 22.5% and 14.7% for next year.

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 51.1%, now sitting on 111.46B for the twelve trailing months.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Vipshop Holdings Limited is 5285770 which is 56.1% below its average volume of 12041100.

Vipshop Holdings Limited’s sales growth for the next quarter is 16.4%. The company’s growth estimates for the ongoing quarter and the next is 27.6% and 9.7%. The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 24.77%.

Volatility

Vipshop Holdings Limited’s last day, last week, and last month’s current volatility was 1.73%, 4.80%, and 2.78%, respectively.

Vipshop Holdings Limited’s current volatility rank, which measures how volatile a financial asset is (variation between the lowest and highest value in a period), was 7.12% (day), 6.77% (last week), and 5.29% (last month), respectively.

Vipshop Holdings Limited’s Stock Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Vipshop Holdings Limited’s stock is valued at $16.62 at 01:22 EST, way below its 52-week high of $46.00 and way above its 52-week low of $14.87.

Vipshop Holdings Limited’s Moving Average

Vipshop Holdings Limited’s value is way below its 50-day moving average of $18.88 and way under its 200-day moving average of $28.10.

5. LHC Group (LHCG)

9.3% sales growth and 9.52% return on equity

LHC Group, Inc., a health care provider, specializes in the post-acute continuum of care primarily for Medicare beneficiaries in the United States.

LHC Group’s sales growth this year is expected to be 9% and 9.4% for next year.

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 2.3%, now sitting on 2.08B for the twelve trailing months.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for LHC Group is 34348 which is 78.45% below its average volume of 159407.

LHC Group’s sales growth for the next quarter is 9.3%. The company’s growth estimates for the ongoing quarter and the next is 26% and 4.9%. The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 9.52%.

Volatility

LHC Group’s last day, last week, and last month’s current volatility was 2.69%, 1.12%, and 1.09%, respectively.

LHC Group’s current volatility rank, which measures how volatile a financial asset is (variation between the lowest and highest value in a period), was 3.48% (day), 2.39% (last week), and 2.36% (last month), respectively.

LHC Group’s Stock Yearly Top and Bottom Value

LHC Group’s stock is valued at $208.82 at 01:22 EST, way under its 52-week high of $236.81 and way higher than its 52-week low of $170.01.

LHC Group’s Moving Average

LHC Group’s value is above its 50-day moving average of $204.10 and above its 200-day moving average of $200.85.

6. Colgate-Palmolive (CL)

6.1% sales growth and 565.74% return on equity

Colgate-Palmolive Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells consumer products worldwide.

Colgate-Palmolive’s sales growth this year is expected to be 6.2% and 3.7% for next year.

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 6%, now sitting on 16.72B for the twelve trailing months.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Colgate-Palmolive is 9205440 which is 131.53% above its average volume of 3975880.

Colgate-Palmolive’s sales growth for the next quarter is 6.1%. The company’s growth estimates for the ongoing quarter and the next is 8.1% and 6.3%. The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 565.74%.

Volatility

Colgate-Palmolive’s last day, last week, and last month’s current volatility was 1.12%, 0.70%, and 0.73%, respectively.

Colgate-Palmolive’s current volatility rank, which measures how volatile a financial asset is (variation between the lowest and highest value in a period), was 1.47% (day), 1.01% (last week), and 1.33% (last month), respectively.

Colgate-Palmolive’s Stock Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Colgate-Palmolive’s stock is valued at $79.50 at 01:22 EST, below its 52-week high of $86.41 and above its 52-week low of $72.61.

Colgate-Palmolive’s Moving Average

Colgate-Palmolive’s value is below its 50-day moving average of $82.58 and below its 200-day moving average of $80.38.

Previous days news about Colgate-Palmolive(CL)

According to Business Insider on Thursday, 29 July, "Caterpillar (CAT), Chevron (CVX), Colgate-Palmolive (CL), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Newell Brands (NWL), and Procter & Gamble (PG) are also among the companies due to report their results before the start of trading on Friday."

According to Bloomberg Quint on Thursday, 29 July, "We are increasing Colgate-Palmolive India Ltd.’s earnings per share estimates by 2.7%/2.9% for FY22/FY23 on the back of-"

According to Bloomberg Quint on Friday, 30 July, "Peers across the industry, from Church & Dwight Co. to Colgate-Palmolive Co., are reporting a sharp rise in costs related to raw materials and freight — adding a new dimension to the companies’ competition for share of consumers’ wallets."

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